20 Jan 2020

Casual Disability Support Worker

for PHM HealthSydney

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Job Description

Job Description

Flexible, family-oriented organisation
Regular, ongoing shifts
Supportive culture
Feel appreciated

Join our growing team! Due to expansion we are looking for dynamic, caring and enthusiastic support workers to deliver exceptional services to our clients/participants. In exchange for high quality work our team enjoy well above award rates, being part of a close-knit organisation, a supportive work environment, flexibility around your commitments, and being listened to and appreciated.

Induction is fully paid and we also offer multiple travel reimbursements, all at significantly higher rates than you will find elsewhere. Further as this is PHM Health’s pathway for employment, for the right super star candidate they’ll be offered permanent part time within a matter of weeks. For those who stand out even more, you’ll have the opportunity to gain full time employment.

We are a registered provider for the NDIS and are looking for non-smoking support workers who are enthusiastic about helping people with disabilities achieve their life choices – either in their own home or the community. A high standard of service delivery is required and you will be well compensated for this. Our clients are located across the Sydney Metro area and as such applicants must be flexible and willing to travel to shifts.

About PHM Health:

PHM Health has been providing care to people with disabilities across Sydney since 2017 and is a registered NDIS provider. We are a family run organisation and are committed to providing services of the highest quality at all times. Our CEO began his career as a support worker and so understands and appreciates the work that you do!

The Role:

The purpose of the Support Worker is to assist and support participants with activities of daily living, help participants to develop skills and abilities, work with participant support animals, working with complex health, mental health and autism participant, complete light domestic duties, and provide transport. Support Workers enable participants rather than do everything for them, promoting independence and development.

Essential Criteria:

To be successful in this role, you must demonstrate the following:

Certificate III in Individual Support, Disability Work, Aged Care or equivalent qualification, or currently studying to achieve. University students studying in a relevant field are welcome to apply (e.g., paramedics, occupational therapy, social work, psychology etc.)
Able to work with participants’ pets and any other support animals they may have, including a willingness to transport them
Willing and committed to travel across the Sydney Metro area
Own reliable 4 door vehicle which is comprehensively insured. This must not be a rental vehicle.
Have completed the NDIS workers required induction module
Strong communication skills
Experience in aged care, community care, disability care, and/or youth work
Able to assist participants with showering and/or continence care, or willingness to learn
Have had previous experience working with participants who experience mental health issues
Have had experience working with autism participants
Current First Aid and CPR certificates, or willingness to obtain
Experience and/or qualifications in mental health is highly desirable
Must be able use Smart phone, computer and relevant mainstream software packages
Strong command of both oral and written English
Have a high level of problem solving
Able to work both supervised, unsupervised and part of a team
Experience with online case note recording keeping system would be an advantage
A willingness to work in situations that can be challenging,
Condition of employment includes:

The right to work in Australia
NSW Working With Children’s Check – employed version not volunteer
Australian Federal Police Check – recent check completed within the last 3 months
Current full NSW Driver’s Licence with a clean, reliable vehicle and full comprehensive car insurance
If you meet the above requirements and are keen to join a person-centred organisation where you can achieve and be valued, we would love to hear from you.

Job Type: Casual

Salary: $34.60 to $52.10 /hour

Job Locations: Sydney.
Job Categories: Disability Support.
Job Types: Casual.
Job Tags: aged care, disability, Mental Health, NDIS, and Support Work.
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000.

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